Marquis of Queensberry rules


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Mar·quis of Queensberry rules

 (mär′kwĭs, mär-kē′)
pl.n.
A set of rules in modern boxing calling for the use of gloves, the division of matches into rounds, and the ten-second count for a knockout, among other provisions.

[After Eighth Marquis of Queensberry.]
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A relative rookie in Marquis of Queensberry rules, Saturday night's showing was only his 14th as a professional - he was written off prefight.
A relative rookie in Marquis of Queensberry rules - Saturday night's showing was only his 14th as a professional - he was written off pre-fight.
BOXING All modern boxing is carried out under the auspices of The Marquis of Queensberry rules.
The Olympia management describes it as "white collar boxing", as though it were a group of stock brokers lining up to trade blows under the Marquis of Queensberry rules.
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He obviously hadn't signed up or even heard of the Marquis of Queensberry rules, and just took my left index finger and snapped it.
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"The Marquis of Queensberry rules will be done to a T," he said, blissfully ignorant of the sizzling double-meaning in his claim that Golota's fight against Mike Tyson tonight will pass without unsavoury incident.
This year Sullivan toured the country, giving boxing exhibitions under Marquis of Queensberry rules, and offering $500 to any person who could last four rounds with him.
There is a place in boxing for raw, rough, fighting inside - with the occasional transgression of the Marquis of Queensberry rules.
ATL is living in a fantasy if it believes thugs roam around in packs of one sticking to the good old Marquis of Queensberry rules.
After this bout boxing with gloves under Marquis of Queensberry rules was introduced.